Specification: CAMBRIDGE CIE 0500
The Cambridge IGCSE English Language syllabus teaches pupils to speak, read, write and comprehend English text. Pupils are taught the rules of grammar and punctuation and how to communicate thier ideas and feelings clearly and correctly. Pupils learn to employ a wide ranging vocabulary, develop a personal style and an awareness of audience.
The Cambridge IGCSE English Language syllabus enables pupils to progress on to Cambridge A Level English Language which will open opportunities to study further at university.
Teacher assessments are continuous during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework and assignments and summative tests.
Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of problems to solve, researching key concepts.
Parents have 24 /7 access to all of their children's coursework.
Additionally the school holds 3 parent consultaions per year - one each term.
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The course follows the current Cambridge International Exam (CIE) IGCSE specifications.
The course is based on the textbooks recommended for the CIE IGCSEs.
The course comprises the following three units:
Unit 1: Paper 1 or 2) Reading Passages - Core or Extended (50%)
Mode of Assessment: externally assessed exam paper (2 hours)
This unit will test, through three structured questions, the reading of two non-fiction texts.
Unit 2:Paper 3 Coursework Portfolio (50%)
Mode of Assessment: internally assessed coursework
This unit will test transactional, creative and discursive writing skills. Students submit
three assignments, each of 500 – 800 words.
All presentations and discussions are recorded.
The exam comprises 2 written papers:
Paper 2 and Paper 3. Candidates are given 2 hours to complete these papers.
Head of English: Miss. Tabani
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